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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Fragaria||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Fragaria vesca L.
Stem: generally 3--15 cm. Leaf: thin; petiole generally 3--25 cm; central leaflet stalk < 2 mm, blade 15--70 mm, widely elliptic-obovate, acute to obtuse, teeth generally 12--21, below and above middle, acute or obtuse, central tooth < to > adjacent; leaflets sparsely hairy adaxially, hairier abaxially. Inflorescence: often >> leaves. Flower: generally +- 15 mm wide; hypanthium bractlets often 2-lobed; sepals generally 4--8 mm; petals generally 5--8 mm. Fruit: receptacle 5--10 mm; achene +- 1.5 mm. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Generally partial shade in forest; Elevation: 15--2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, CW, SnBr, PR; Distribution Outside California: to eastern North America, Baja California; also Europe. Flowering Time: Jan--Jul Note: Hybridizes with Fragaria chiloensis.
Synonyms: Fragaria crinita Rydb.; Fragaria vesca subsp. bracteata (A. Heller) Staudt; Fragaria vesca subsp. californica (Cham. & Schltdl.) Staudt.
eFlora Treatment Author: Daniel Potter & Barbara Ertter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Fragaria chiloensis
Next taxon: Fragaria virginiana
Citation for this treatment: Daniel Potter & Barbara Ertter 2016. Fragaria vesca, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26021, accessed on February 08, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 08, 2016.